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Crestwood Video Library
Lauren Christoff

Crestwood Library of Recorded Webinars

Missed a webinar? Want to watch it again? Need a refresher? Or just looking for information? Visit our library of Crestwood webinar recordings.  We have saved them all in one easy access location for you.  Here is a list of categories and featured videos all in one place for your viewing pleasure. Go to the … Read more

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Georgia Stewart

How to Quickly Create a Custom SmartList Using SmartList Designer in Dynamics GP

Accurate reporting is paramount to making effective decisions in any business. In Microsoft Dynamics GP, SmartLists are a fantastic tool for organizing your data exactly how you need it. In Dynamics GP, there are out-of-the-box SmartLists already loaded in your system. Those are great places to start, but when is anything ever perfect right out … Read more

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Acumatica ERP Pricing
Christine Jacob

Acumatica ERP Pricing – How is Cost Calculated?

How much does Acumatica cost?  Acumatica ERP is not a one-size fits all solution.  Unlike many other ERP software applications that charge per user, Acumatica charges on a consumption basis. I’m Christine, an Account Executive here at Crestwood Associates.  As an Acumatica Gold Certified partner and reseller, I am here to help you determine if … Read more

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PowerPoint Tips and Tricks
Lauren Christoff

Instantly Create PowerPoint Presentations Using Your Microsoft Word Document

Occasionally, my manager would come to me and ask that I transfer a Word document into a PowerPoint. As you may know, transferring the information by copying from Word and pasting it into a PowerPoint slide can be time consuming. You can now save time creating PowerPoint presentations with this cleaver new feature in Microsoft … Read more

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Acumatica Business Events
Joel McDonnell

Business Events: Automatic Notifications When Upgrading to Acumatica 2020 R2

Acumatica ERP Business Events provide a powerful platform to monitor data and events and to create actions such as an email notification or an import scenario. For example, check out some of our other blogs posts on business event scenarios: Using Business Events for Approval Reminders in Acumatica Using Business Events to Create Transactions – … Read more

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Avril LePorte

Webinar (10/28): Business Central New Features: All About 2021 Wave 2

Thursday, October 28, 2021 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM (CDT) The release of Dynamics Business Central 2021 Wave 2 is upon us! Join us for a look into some of the new features and upgrades like: General System Updates (like upgrades to bank and payment reconciliations process) Microsoft 365 Integration (namely Teams and Excel!) Power … Read more

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Default Dimension Priorities in Dynamics 365 Business Central
Juliet Constantino

How to Use Default Dimension Priorities in Dynamics 365 Business Central

In Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, dimensions are what we use to categorize entries so you can track and analyze them on documents throughout the system. Dimensions can, for example, indicate the project or department an entry came from on a sales order. You can set up default dimensions for anything. You may, though, find … Read more

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Microsoft Bridge to Cloud
Amber Tselios

Bridge to the Cloud: Microsoft’s Latest Promotion for On-Premises Users

Dynamics 365 Business Central is better than Dynamics GP or Dynamics SL. You must try it out. Just as we love classic cars, vinyl records, and drive-in theatres, we love Great Plains, Dynamics GP and Dynamics SL too! But sometimes nostalgia needs to take a backseat to efficiency. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is simply … Read more

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Crestwood Case Study
Amber Tselios

A Business Central RE-Implementation (Why Choosing the Right Partner is Important)

Often our success stories highlight a customer’s journey through choosing a new ERP system (Acumatica or Dynamics 365 Business Central) and the ins and outs of their implementation with our team here at Crestwood Associates. This one will be a little different; this is a story of a company who had gone through the process … Read more

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Dynamics 365 Business Central
Juliet Constantino

How to Quickly View Chart of Accounts Balances by Dimension as of a Specific Date (in Dynamics 365 Business Central)

Even out of the box, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is intuitive and easy to use. Setting up and keeping an eye on your chart of accounts has never been easier. But it gets better: you can customize the way the chart of accounts is displayed using dimensions and filters. From the chart of accounts … Read more

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